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The changing science of weather: How forecasting has advanced, and how it hasn’t

February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Click. There’s an elevation map of the Red River Valley, and, believe it or not, the flat valley actually has elevation.
Click. The map shows wind speed and direction.
Click. There are four supercomputer simulations of the next da…continue reading on

Other Views: Pursue water line to Red River Valley

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

Somewhere, where the water runs clean and cold and there is no drought, former North Dakota Gov. Bill Guy is smiling. A serious discussion of a water delivery system he championed in the last years of his life is underway. The aim of a diverse assemb…continue reading on

$781 million plan to pipe Missouri River water to Red River Valley gaining momentum, officials say

January 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The longstanding goal of diverting Missouri River water to supplement water supplies in the Red River Valley is gaining momentum as a state and local initiative.
Backers of the Red River Water Supply Project will brief legislators in Fargo…continue reading on

Federal help unlikely for Red River Valley Water Supply

September 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK State Sen. Tony Grindberg said Thursday that federal approval to move forward with the Red River Water Supply Project will not likely happen, putting pressure on state and local governments to cover the full expenses. Continue Reading

Fargo golf courses hope not to repeat history

June 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO It’s the same story for the Fargo golf courses within a chip shot of the Red River. The hope is there won’t be many pages to this story. Continue Reading

Gov. candidate Taylor to visit Red River Valley

October 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

State Senator Ryan Taylor, candidate for governor in North Dakota, will host a series of town hall events in the Red River Valley on Friday and Saturday, his campaign announced Thursday. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Valley water-supply project demands attention

October 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

While an emergency water supply isn’t an urgent need just yet, the months-long drought and low river levels low “trickle” levels in some cases are reminders of just how fickle the local water supply can be. Continue Reading

Weather service issues season’s first winter storm warning

October 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

the forecast calls for 6 to 10 inches of snowfall Thursday morning in parts of the Red River Valley.
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Weather service says Thursday might bring some snow

October 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A cold front that is expected to move into Red River Valley today likely will bring some rain and possibly even snow by Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Continue Reading

Drought impacting river levels in the Red River Valley

September 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The drought gripping much of the area is diminishing river levels, with some tributaries in the northern Red River Valley slowing to a trickle. Continue Reading